Lisa Granshaw

Full-time writer

New York City

Lisa Granshaw

I'm a freelance writer who specializes in pop culture, entertainment, fashion, and other lifestyle topics.


Speaking a Fictional Language on Camera?

This ‘Game of Thrones’ language creator has some tips. Link to Story

Universal Studios' magical new Hagrid roller coaster expands Harry Potter lore

Take an inside look at the newest ride!

Here are all the creatures you’ll see in Hagrid’s new ride

Hagrid’s Magical Creatures Motorbike Adventure arrives at The Wizarding World in June.

This book brings the power of comics to kids in hospitals

Check out the Pop Culture Hero Coalition's SuperKids!

Explore Tolkien’s life in the Morgan’s latest exhibition

Take a trip down the author's path to Middle-earth.

Slash brings familiar, unexpected pairings to life

This is the ultimate fanfiction play.

How streaming D&D shows inspire amazing fan works

Everything can change on the roll of a die in Dungeons & Dragons so creators have a unique challenge.

5 Composers Who Should Create Music for ‘Lord of the Rings’ Series

Amazon's new series should consider these composers!
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The fantastic beasts in The Crimes of Grindelwald, ranked

From familiar creatures to brand new faces, here's we rank all the fantastic beasts in the latest film.

Batalon Would Love to See Ned Leeds Break Bad

Ned Leeds is Spider-Man's best friend, but the actor wouldn't mind Ned taking a dark turn.

Making Games Accessible Isn’t as Easy as You Think

Many still face barriers to playing video games that need to be addressed.
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The 8 most magical wands in Harry Potter and Fantastic Beasts

From Hagrid's pink umbrella to Queenie’s 1920s style, these are the most impressive wands.


Lisa Granshaw

My work has appeared on various websites including Syfy Wire, the Daily Dot, Boing Boing, Playboy, and Geek & Sundry. My writing has been syndicated on Zap2it, The Huffington Post, Mashable,, MSN Living, HLNTV, and Yahoo.

I have also written for magazines including Star Trek magazine and Star Wars Insider.

I am available to write features, quick turnaround assignments, and more. Additional clips and recommendations are available upon request.